The NITHA Health Careers Scholarship is awarded annually to students who are a band member of one of NITHA’s Partners: PBCN, LLRIB or a band member of one of the first nations belonging to MLTC or PAGC and who are pursuing a career in areas related to health. Successful applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in a post-secondary health related program of study such as, but not limited to: nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, lab technology, physiotherapy, dietetics, nutrition, medicine, mental health, health administration or public health policy. The program they are enrolled in must be a minimum of two (2) academic years in length. The amounts of the scholarships awarded are up to $3,000.

We had three (3) successful applicants. Congratulations and all the best to each recipient as they continue to move forward in achieving their goals.

The deadline for applications for the NITHA Health Careers Scholarship is September 30 of every calendar year.

Melissa Iron
MLTC – Canoe Lake
Program: Licensed Practical Nurse

Jules Carriere
PBCN; Cumberland House
Program: BSc Biomedical Sciences

Aileen Thomas
PAGC – Cumberland House
Program: Counselling